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Deep Fried Clams

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These deep fried clams are spicy and herbed. Coated with oyster cracker crumbs and egg mix, seasoned with poultry seasoning, garlic and cayenne, it is flavored with ground marjoram. Fried to a lovely golden brown, these deep fried clams can be served as appetizers or snacks with a dipping sauce of choice.
Ingredients
  Oyster crackers 2 Cup (32 tbs), finley crushed
  Poultry seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Whole baby clams 10 Ounce (For frying)
  Drained oil 100 Milliliter (For frying)
Directions

Mix cracker crumbs, poultry seasoning, salt, cayenne, garlic powder and marjoram in large plastic food storage bag.
Set aside.
Beat eggs slightly in small mixing bowl.
Gently stir in clams.
Remove a few clams with slotted spoon and add to cracker mixture.
Shake to coat.
Remove clams from cracker mixture; set aside.
Repeat with remaining clams.
Heat 2 to 3 inches Oil in deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375°F.
Fry a few clams at a time, about 30 seconds, or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1645 Calories from Fat 1086

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 121 g186.6%

Saturated Fat 16.2 g81.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 673 mg224.3%

Sodium 2633.5 mg109.7%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 64 g128.3%

Vitamin A 23.5% Vitamin C 3.5%

Calcium 40.6% Iron 354.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Deep Fried Clams Recipe